Ann Khalsa, AAHIVS, MD, is a District Medical Group physician and medical director at Valleywise Community Health Center – McDowell. She is board certified in family medicine and earned HIV specialist certification from the American Academy of HIV Medicine.
Dr. Ann Maria Khalsa attended medical school at the University of Southern California (USC). After completing her Family Medicine residency, she joined the medical school faculty at USC, directing the HIV clinical training program for Pacific AIDS education and Training Center (AETC) from 1990-2005. She cared for HIV patients at the Los Angeles County-USC Rand Schrader HIV Clinic, LAC-USC Maternal Child Adolescent HIV Clinic, the USC Family Medicine Faculty Clinic, and the LA Gay and Lesbian Jeffrey Goodman HIV Clinic, while training hundreds of healthcare providers from the US and abroad in the care of HIV disease.
Dr. Khalsa served as the Medical Director of the La Fe Ryan White clinic in El Paso Texas, where she provided full time HIV clinical care while continuing her teaching activities through the Texas-Oklahoma AETC, Traveling throughout the U.S as well as Latin America and Japan.
Since 2010, Dr. Khalsa has continued to provide full-time clinical care of HIV-infected patients at Valleywise Community Health Center – McDowell. She supervises a staff of 10 additional clinical providers who care for over 4,000 patients. The clinic is the largest Ryan White provider in the state of Arizona and conducts HIV Clinical research, provides care to HIV-uninfected patients for hepatitis C, transgender care and HIV prevention.
In addition, she directs the anal cancer screening and treatment program at the clinic and continues to lecture on HIV treatment and prevention throughout the U.S.